In an upcoming joint meeting of the St. Petersburg College Board of Trustees and the Pinellas County School Board, members of both governing bodies will discuss issues important to students in Pinellas County and major areas of collaboration between the two organizations.
The meeting will take place Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the Pinellas County School Board Cabinet Conference Room, Administration Building, 301 4th St. SW, Largo.
“Our community benefits through the strong partnership between the Pinellas County School Board and St. Petersburg College,” said Michael A. Grego, superintendent of Pinellas County Schools. “The success of our two organizations is central to the advancement and economic development of Pinellas County and the region.”
The meeting’s agenda includes topics such as college and career readiness, dual enrollment, early college admissions and Pinellas Technical College articulation. The meeting will include a presentation and discussion on the Elite Educator Program, the newest collaborative between the two organizations.
“Pinellas County Schools is a great partner of St. Petersburg College, and we want to build even stronger partnership to move our students forward,” said Bill Law, president of St. Petersburg College. “Our goal at the end of the day is student success and Pinellas County Schools plays a large role in that. St. Petersburg College is dedicated to continuing to grow and develop innovative programs focused on the success of students of all ages. This relationship is mutually beneficial.”